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Canadian coins showed strong sales at the Heritage Auction Galleries' Long Beach Ancient and World Coins Signature Auction, which took place June 1st to 3rd in 2006. Top dollar went to the 1936 George V 10 cents dot and the 1921 George V 50 cents coins, which each received $115,000 bids. According to Warren Tucker, Heritage Auction Galleries' world coin director, 11 of the 12 top prices achieved during the auction were from Canadian coins. Other high priced Canadian coin sales included the 1914 George V 50 cents, which sold for $46,000 and the 1887 Victoria 25 cents, which sold for $29,900.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|